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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. NuoDB

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.NuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.30
Rank#93  Overall
#16  Document stores
#47  Relational DBMS
Score8.51
Rank#48  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score1.12
Rank#160  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.datastax.comdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDataStaxNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release201220112013
Current release1.17.0, December 20196.8, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoJava, SQL
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"data is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users can be defined per objectStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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Apache DrillDatastax EnterpriseNuoDB
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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